About Recogito

Recogito is an initative by Pelagios Commons, developed under the leadership of the Austrian Institute of Technology, Lancaster University and The Open University, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Recogito is provided as Open Source software, under the terms of the Apache 2 license. It can be downloaded free of charge for self-hosting from our GitHub repository.

Pelagios Commons offers free access to a hosted version of the software at recogito.pelagios.org in the spirit of open data and as an act of collegiality. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Use for information.


We would like to specifically acknowledge and thank the following Open Source and Open Data projects:

Flag icons used in the tutorial section are from www.icondrawer.com.

Title Image

Our title image is from the Cornaro Atlas (Egerton MS 73), a Public Domain work made available by the British Library digital collections, digitized with support from Pelagios (catalogue entry).